UCARE

English and Film Studies Undergraduate Research

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Gain Research Experience through UCARE

The Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) program at UNL is a paid opportunity to work one-on-one with a faculty research advisor. UCARE is supported by generous gifts from the Pepsi Quasi Endowment and Union Bank & Trust.

Current Projects

Sarah Duke, Rachel Gordon, and Bailea Kerr

The George Eliot Digital Archive Project

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Past projects

Sarah Duke, Bailea Kerr, and Rosamond Thalken

Collaborative Digital Literary Archive Development: The George Eliot Review Digitalization Project: Phase II

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Summer 2017

Tina Le

Increasing Motivation in Secondary Students Through Public Writing Partnerships Between College and High School Students

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Summer 2017

Isaac Coleman

Steelarm: An Independently-Produced Videogame about Privilege and Player Choice

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Amzie Dunekacke

The Manuscripts of David Livingstone: Shaping and Reshaping Victorian Britain's Ideas about African, Araba and Indian Populations

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Summer 2016

Anthony Skaleski

Interpretations of Unconformities within the Phosphoria Rock Complex and their Implications Toward Climate Change: Bighorn Basin Wyoming

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Summer 2016

Rosamond Thalken

Collaborative Digital Literary Archive Development: The George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Review Digitalization Project

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Summer 2016

Brittany Bell's UCARE poster - click to download PDF

Brittany Bell

Defining Taboo: A Study of the Life and Work of the Brönte Sisters

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Academic Year 2015-16

Amzie Dunekacke's UCARE poster - click to download PDF

Amzie Dunekacke

Victorian Counter-Worlds and the Uncanny: The Fantasy Illustrations of Walter Crane and Arthur Rackham

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Academic Year 2015-16

Sara Duke's UCARE poster - click to download PDF

Sara Duke

Digital Archives: Electronic Publishing in the 21st Century

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Academic Year 2015-16

Ellie Feis' UCARE poster - click to download PDF

Ellie Feis

How Proto-Feminist Was George Eliot?

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Academic Year 2015-16

Katherine Cooley

Musical Echoes of Modernism and Traditionalism in Joyce's Ulysses

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Academic Year 2015-16

Samantha Greenfield

Scholarly Editing of Willa Cather's Letters

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Academic Year 2015-16

Landon Sadler

Murder, Abuse, and Feminism: Contextualizing Susan Glaspell's "A Jury of Her Peers"

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Academic Year 2015-16

Jessica Vazquez

The Revolutionary Moment of 1968 and its Aftermath

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Academic Year 2015-16

Natalie Wiebelhaus

Literature Surrounding the Arab Uprisings

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Academic Year 2015-16

Kirsten Clawson

The Walt Whitman Archive: A Case Study for Analyzing Digital Literary Archives, Electronic Publishing, and Scholarly Communication in the Twenty-first Century

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Academic Year 2014-15

Katherine Cooley

Modernism in Literature and Music

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Academic Year 2014-15

Marissa Curtiss

Legal Interactions and Access to Health Care for Transgender Individuals

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Academic Year 2014-15

Emily Grammes

Case Studies in Literature and Life: Depicting Domestic Violence

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Academic Year 2014-15

Samantha Greenfield

Scholarly Editing of Willa Cather's Letters

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Academic Year 2014-15

Hailey Hemenway

Applying Theories of Literary Biography

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Academic Year 2014-15

Alex Kinnaman

Studying Depiction of Native Americans in Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature for The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk

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Academic Year 2014-15

Kourtney Klein

Influence of the Department of Classical Studies on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Academic Year 2014-15

Dominic Lincoln, Daniel McEowen, and Jessica Vazquez

1968 & Its Aftermath in International Cinema

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Academic Year 2014-15